Teacher

He lectures in the Applied Arts Superior School in Castelo Branco and in National Conservatory (Lisbon). Some of his students and chamber music groups have won first prizes in national and international accordion and chamber music competitions. Paulo Jorge often participates as a jury member in international accordion competitions. He is the artistic director of the Folefest, an accordion festival and contest. He has been considered a preponderant element in the artistic development of the accordion in Portugal during this laste decade.

 

Accordion Teacher

  • Castelo Branco Conservatory since 1994 and 2013
  • Conservatory of Music David de Sousa between 1994 and 2000
  • Tomar Conservatory between 1994 and 1997
  • Conservatory of Music D. Dinis between 1998 and 2009
  • Arts Superior School of Castelo Branco since 2000
  • Music School of National Conservatory (Lisbon) since 2005

Master-Classes

  • Musical Development Courses of Vila do Conde – 2003
  • Lethes Theater (Faro) – 2004
  • Music Conservatory of Coimbra – 2007
  • Torres Vedras Accordion Festival – 2007
  • Music Conservatory of Coimbra – 2008
  • Vale Cambra Music Academy – 2008
  • Music School of Cultural Centre Pedro Àlvares Cabral (Belmonte) – 2009
  • Conservatory – Madeira School of Arts (Funchal) – 2009
  • Summer Courses MusiCaldas – 2009
  • Music Conservatory S. José da Guarda – 2010
  • Summer Courses MusiCaldas – 2010
  • Summer Courses MusiCaldas – 2011
  • Summer Courses MusiCaldas – 2012
  • Music School of Cultural Centre Pedro Àlvares Cabral (Belmonte) – 2014
  • Lisbon Film Orchestra – Valada do Ribatejo – 2014
  • Coordinator Cabinet of Artistic Education (Funchal) – 2014
  • Arts Profissional School (Covilhã) - 2014

Jury

  • Folefest – Accordion Contest
  • Interpretation Contest Jovem.Com
  • Young Musics Prize
  • “Certamen Guipuzcoano” Contest – Basque Country (Mondragon)
  • “Coupe Mondiale” International Accordion Contest
  • “Peter and Paul Harmonicas Assembly” International Accordion Contest – Russia (St. Petersburg)
  • “Stars Ways” International Accordion Competition for Young Accordionists – Servia (Kragujevac)
  • “Premio Internationale di Fisarmonica Città di Castelfidardo” – Itály

 

Admited students in the Superior Course of Accordion – ESART

  • Horácio Pio (2000)
  • André Sousa e Rui Barata (2002)
  • Carisa Marcelino e Filipe Martins (2003)
  • José Valente e Liliana Rodrigues (2007)
  • Veronique Marques (2009)

Admission Prouves for Licenciature and Mestrado – Arts Superior School of Castelo Branco